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Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
specifically prohibits the use of red light cameras solely to raise revenue for local governments. it requires camera locations be based on safety considerations and nothing else. it also requires adequate signs to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticketed drivers to get that ticket cleared. >> governor brown also signed a bill expanding the ban on openly carrying handguns to include rifles and shotguns with a few exceptions. the new law makes it a maryland to display an unloaded firearm of any kind in a public place. however it does not apply to hunters, members of the military, rural californians or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranks or to gun smiths. >> the expanded plastic bag ban is almost here. come monday you will have to pay ten cents for a paper or compostable bag from the city retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. the ban goes beyond big box and grocery stores to include smaller mom and pop stores and in july it expands to include restaurants. it is intended to help san francisco reach it's zero
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
government calls excepty practices. the barn illegally charged late fees and discrim fated against older consumers. >>> in italy there's a -- italy there's a dog who is not man's best friend. stella is a labrador who works at the airport rather than sniffing out drugs or close s she trained to sniff out cash smuggled into or out of the country. the latest weapon in italy's finance police which are using it to crackdown on tax evasion. they say it costs the government 340 billion dollars a year. >> can we train her to sniff out gold nuggets the ones taken from the mariposa museum. >> i think across the atlantic might be a little much to expect. >> all right. >>> cooling trend on the way today for some areas more so tomorrow another hot day in store, good morning 5:18, we are looking from vollmer peak at a clear and nearly calm bay. rare time of the year where we are going to have a heat weigh, mini heatwave in the bay area at least for two days. live doppler, you can see it spinning and on the mount st. helena, no clouds, no drizzle, no rain, nothing to worry about as far as wet weather t
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
additional supply very quickly, and that would help the prices. >> but the wheels of government run slowly. the u.s. epa rarely grants state waivers. last one was after hurricane catrina. because california has special restrictions to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world, the state must sign off first. >> you have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >> as painful as the prices are, not everyone thinks california should switch to winter blend so soon when temperatures can still be on the high side. just this week parts of the state suffered through a heat wave when summer fuels can help fight off health damaging pollution. >> the cleaner gasoline is a key control measure. it cuts the emission that is causes smog and sends people to hospitals and emergency rooms. >> with the exxon factory back on line, supplies should increase. wholesale prices dropped 40 do 350 cents but it won't be reflected at the pump until next week so expect prices to stay high a few more days. long-term the oil industry said california needs to expand infrastructure, build
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
and strikes are growing in greece as the government imposes a strict austerity program. >>> in turkey, police on alert this morning for more violent anti-war protests activists tried to march on the parliament building as lawmakers approve cross border raids into syria, retaliation for a mortar attack that killed five civilians. turkey's prime minister says he does not want war with syria but says he will protect the border. >>> friendly fire may be to blame for the shooting death of a border patrol jean this week. nicholas ivie was kill, a second agent was wounded. >>> the state parole board panel recommending parole for charles manson follower in prison for 40 years. bruce davis was convicted with manson in two murders, unrelated to the infamous sharon tate murders in 1969. this is davis' 27th parole hearing he turns 70 today. >>> 6-year-old san bruno boy battling brain cancer is collecting halloween costumes for his friends in the hospital. when nicco heard he will be able to go trick-or-treating he was delighted but felt bad for the kids who were too sick to join him. sony co-and
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
have too many patients readmitted because of complications the government expects to penalize 2/3 of hospitals over the next year. milk prices may double until the house passes new farm bill. senate has passed replacement, not the house, without a new law the government would be required to buy dairy products and push-up prices. theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania, number one with 43 million dollars. could be a worldwide shortage of disposeable diapers factory in japan that makes key ingredient was destroyed by an explosion over the weekend. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good morning. traffic in san jose this is 280 moving smoothly. it is clear out there, we don't have visibility issues. we are on our way to very warm temperatures even hot
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> government has an important warning for people taking supplement force weight loss or health. inspectors found problems with one out of five they bought many claimed they could cure or prevent diabetes or cancer they back up claims with flimsy evidence such as college term papers. the report doesn't name evidence brands the fda is considering asking congress for more oversight over the 20 billion dollar industry. >>> new research links tanning beds to increase in skin cancer. indoor tanners 67% more likely to develop carcinomas. basil cell carcinomas increase by 29%. increased risk of melanoma, the deadliest form those who start indoor tanning before the age of 25. >>> lugging heavy textbooks to class may be a thing of the past. education secretary duncan calling for an end to the use of textbooks in schools proposing schools around the country speed up switching from printed books to digital ones speaking to the national press club he said only a small number of districts are moving in that direction and the u.s. is falling behind the rest of the world in going digital. >> i
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
government kept her under house arrest. now she enjoys popular support and serves as a member of burma's parliament. >> we look to have people from all over the world to help us in our transition to a genuine democratic society. >> congresswoman nancy pelosi presented her with an honorary doctorate from the university of san francisco and the may your, he had lee, give her a key to the city. today she heads for los angeles and then leaves for burma tomorrow. >>> authorities in los angeles say work is on schedule to reopen a ten-mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways in time for tomorrow morning's commute. this is a live look at interstate 405 over the pass connecting west l. a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and this time they say so far so good. here's a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> we had some fog yesterday.
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